This is the last part of the series. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. That’s it! I hope you enjoyed accompanying me on my trip to Florence. I’m pretty sure it’s going to be my last sketch diary for a while. While I love to make them, and amContinue reading “Florence sketch diary: last day in Florence, and thoughts about sketch diaries”
Here’s day 8 of the trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. Come back tomorrow for the very last day (and some thoughts about drawing this kind of sketch diary).
Here’s day 7 of our trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. Come back tomorrow when the conference begins.
Here’s day 6 of our trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. (Apologies for the wavy text, here and elsewhere: it’s because these pages are photographed rather than scanned, and not always perfectly flat) (The usual apologies to my colleagues – and any other *real people* I might representContinue reading “Florence sketch diary, day 6: switching to work mode”
Here’s day 5 of our trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. Read on to Day 6, when I switch over into ‘work trip’ mode.
Here’s day 4 of our trip. If you want to start from the beginning, page 1 is here. Read the next entry for a big discovery, plus the only cat in Florence.
This is day 3 – if you missed the beginning, start at day 1. Read on for a stroll around the bobbly Boboli Gardens.
Here’s day 2 of our trip. If you missed day 1, you can see it here. Now go to day 3 for stuffed courgette flowers and a long trudge to the suburbs.
In April 2016, I took a trip to Florence, Italy. This is my sketch diary. I hope you enjoy it. Intro page. In case you don’t recognise it(!), the dark lumpy thing that one of the cherubs is holding is supposed to be a truffle. Joe’s concern is very British: Now read part 2: aContinue reading “Florence sketch diary, part 1: the one-trouser strategy”
Here is the final part:
In which we are on the last leg of our trip home, and continue to hit problems. … and that was the end of our trip, but there’s an epilogue, so please do come back one more time tomorrow.
In which things start to go awry. Here’s part 7
In which we experience the typical Lake District weather. Here’s part 6
In which I have a mini comics epiphany. Here’s part 5
Here’s part three of our trip to Kendal. Now here’s part 4
If you haven’t already read Part 1, start here. And here’s part 2: Here’s part 3
As long-time readers will know, I often record holidays in the form of a sketch diary. Now, my trip up to the town of Kendal in the Lake District last October wasn’t exactly a holiday; I was there for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, selling comics. Nonetheless, so much happened in the 4 daysContinue reading “Ladies of the Lakes, part 1”